Monthly Archives: March 2014

Born On This Day – March 31, 1932

“I forget who said that films are desires visualized, but for me, at least, film is the visualization of the director’s desire. But the director’s desire doesn’t appear in the film directly. It appears in all kinds of convoluted forms. … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 29, 1961

“I don’t particularly like the idea that there’s an arc to the story and that therefore in this scene you have to convey this bit of information or emotion. I like more the feeling that, of course, there is a … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 03.28.14

5 Hour Friends – Timothy (Tom Sizemore) loves to golf. If he could, he would spend every waking moment of every day golfing. But life is not that simple, so Timothy has to do other things, such as work (occasionally), … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 27, 1963

“Some people will like Inglourious Basterds. Some people won’t. But it was made with all the passion I’ve made everything with – except maybe my first film, which was probably made with more passion than I’ll ever have again.” –Quentin … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 25, 1908

“I think people remember pictures not dialogue. That’s why I like pictures.” “I like making films about characters I’d like to have dinner with.” –David Lean

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Born On This Day – March 24, 1945

“For me, all good stories are about awareness. Self-awareness and lack of it, of how you get there and how you might fail to get there. Even Don Siegel’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about that to a degree. People … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 23, 1942

“If I were to explain things myself and offer an interpretation then this would automatically reduce the spectator’s ability to find their own answers. My films are offerings, I invite the audience to deal with them, think about them and … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 23, 1910

“A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.” “My way of creating, my style if you want to call it that, is something I was born with: it comes naturally. … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 03.21.14

A Birder’s Guide to Everything – To be a birder, all you need is a good eye, an excited mind and a motley crew of companions to keep things interesting when the birds decided to stay on the mysterious side. … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – March 20, 1957

“Tell the story. That’s always the goal with the films I do. That’s what I tell my students at NYU… Tell the story you’re trying to tell, and try to tell interesting stories in interesting new ways. If you want … Continue reading

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